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1) Breaking News  - be the first to know when news breaks in Toledo and around the nation.
2) Daily Weather Forecast – get the Toledo News Now StormTrack  forecast sent to your phone each morning
3) Severe Weather Alerts - be alerted when there is severe weather in your county.
4) Contests & Special Offers - get special mobile coupons and contest information.
5) Sports - get the latest scores, breaking news and information on your favorite local & national teams.
6) Just In, Always On School Closings/Info
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1) News

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3) Severe Weather Alerts - Ohio

3a) Severe Weather Alerts - Michigan

4) Contests & Special Offers

5) Sports Scores - NFL

5a) Sports Scores - NBA

5b) Sports Scores - NHL

5c) Sports Scores - NCAA

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5e) Local Sports Scores - NLL

5f) Local Sports Scores - TAAC

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